(Closed) 'Bailey' for a boy?

posted 4 years ago in Names
  • poll: Do you like the name Bailey for a boy?
    Yes : (15 votes)
    21 %
    No : (55 votes)
    79 %
  • Post # 3
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    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: April 2013

    Post # 4
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    Bee Keeper
    • Wedding: February 2013

    I only like it as a last name. Is it a family name?

    Post # 5
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    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: May 2013 - Pavilion overlooking golf course scenery, reception at banquet hall

    Not really, it sounds girly like Kaylee/Hayley, and I don’t even like it for a girl that much. I’ve just known too many dogs with that name! Sorry to be negative nancy. I also think that when he tells people his name, people might mistake him for saying “Billy”

    Post # 7
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    Sugar bee

    Sorry, but it reminds me of a dog 🙁

    Post # 8
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    Sugar Beekeeper
    • Wedding: May 2009

    @bebero:  LOL.

    @linnylou_88:   For me, Bailey sounds more like a girl’s name, but that is just my personal opinion.

    By the way, I like many Old Testament/Hebrew names. 🙂

    Post # 10
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    Busy bee
    • Wedding: March 1988

    I know too many little girls with this name.

    IMO… once a name becomes unisex or gender neutral… it becomes a girl name.

    Post # 11
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    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: July 2015

    I like the name for a boy. I know a boy with the name Bailey. It’s actually his middle name, but he prefers to go by that over his first name (which is a more generic name like Nicholas or Matthew or something).

    Post # 12
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    Wannabee
    • Wedding: December 2013

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    Post # 13
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    Honey bee
    • Wedding: January 2014

    I think of my friend’s female golden retriever.

    Post # 14
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    Sugar Beekeeper
    • Wedding: February 2014

    I’m not a fan in general for either sex, but I knew a girl Bailey growing up. 

    Post # 15
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    Helper bee
    • Wedding: February 2015

    In au it’s quite common for boys and it certainly wouldn’t raise any eyebrows. I quite like it. 🙂

    Post # 16
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    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: September 2010

    I knew some brothers from high school named Bailey and Brady. I don’t think it sounds “girly” and even if it did- why does that matter?? Its ok for girls to have “masculine” names why not other way around?

     

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